The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 27, 1944 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX 1 Home Run Wins For Cincinnati McCormick Gives Reds 1-0 Win Over Cards, 'Plus Tie For Lead By United Peessj Prank McCormlck's bat has lifted the Cincinnati ReUs into a tie for Iho Notional League leadership. The Reds share the top rung with the New York Giants. The cardinals' game at Cincinnati, had gone through 12 scoreless innings when McCormick Jilt a four-bagger in the I3lh to give the Reds the game a 1 to 0 win. Bucky Walters, who scattered only seven hits, : took the victory, with Al Juri- slch the Victim. The Pittsburgh Pirates broke '"to t!ie win column, defeating the Chicago Cubs 6 to 1. The BUM bunched; five runs In the sixth inning, when • Vince DlMaggio blasted a home-run with two aboard. Preacher Roe won his first game of the season. Brooklyn's game at Boston was postponed. .The St. Louis Browns still top the American League, The Browns, by defeating the Indians 5 to 2 yesterday, equalled the American League early season victory record. The New York Yankees set the mark of seven straight wins In 13.13. The St. Louis batters turned sis lilts Info five runs. •• . Steve Siindia scored his second win of the season, while Allie Rey- jiolds wns lagged with : Hie defeat. The New York Yankees, sparked by Nick Etten who connected for a Shower, a double and a single. humbled the Philadelphia Athletics G to 2. .... . Etten's average for the season Is .524 in six games. Hank Borowy — who, was touched for 11 hits — copped the victory. Tlie Senator.? edged out the Red Sox 2 to 1 when Gil Torres connected for a two-bagger in the eighth. It was Early Wynn's second victory and Yank Terry's second defeat. . ; •.. / ' . The Detroit gnmc at Chicago was postponed. Toney Mullane, Dies Yesterday CHICAGO, April 27 (UP) — An ,85-year-old former baseball star. Toney Mullane,-died yesterday. The old-lime Irish hurlcr, who played with some of the greatest learns In history, could pitch with either hand. , The ambidexterous pitcher was born iri County Cork, Ireland, in 1859. He came to this country when live years old. His baseball career, from 187S to 1903, took hini to Akton,-"Detroit, Louisville,:St. Louis. Toledo, •Cincinnati, Baltimore, Cleveland, St. Paul and Spokane. During Ihal.'lime, he gained Ihe distinction' of winning more Hum 300 'games. -.. The versatile Irishman doubled in (he outfield and al third, as well as on Ihe mound—where he seldom wore a glove. : Mullane hit his stride ns a hurler with the famous Cincinnati National League team of 1883 lo 1803. But he didn't begin to use'both hands In pitching until he Joined Dotrpit. .. • He had a bad right arm at that time. So he started to use th e portside peg. He succeeded so well that John McGraw. the late manager of the New York Giants, called him the only ambidextrous pitcher in ba«ball history. BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Mickey, Alaskan husky owned hy • Pvt. Edward Kr'aus, Milwaukee, Wis., who is now serving In the south Pacific area proudly displays his official honorable discharge from the Army's K-0 corps. Mickey served for over a year as a sentry dog, Youths, 17, May Apply For Cadet Training Course Young men 17 yours of age may now make duplication to the u. S. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps, the War Shipping Administration In fit. Louis announced today. Merchant Marine Cadet Corps age limits will remain 17 1-2 to 23 but applicants from 17 to 17 1-2 years old will he placed on the eligible list for appointments to "the Annapolis of the Merchant Marine" upon reaching 17 1-2. Graduates of the Cadet Corps become officeis In the Merchant Marine Reserve of the Navy Reserve and are (jiveji officer positions aboard merchant vessels. Training In (lie Merchant Marine Cadet Corps Is given at basic schools, aboard vessels zl sea and al (he Cadet Academy, Klngspolnt, Long Island. Applications blanks and Information )x>oklels are obtainable by- writing the U. S. Maritime Service, 312 Old Post Office. St. Louis 1, Missouri. Giants' pilot, has passed his physical, the fans arc wondering who's going lo replace him—not only n s nnimger, but as u slugging out- flolder, Charley .Mead and lirucc Sloan both hope to shae Oil's right-Hold spot. • - VI Mead has been with the Glntils « year while Slonn Is just up from the minors. Charley Mead played 37 games for the Oilmen last year, batting 274 and driving in 13 runs, 'His fielding average stands at .376. . Bruce Sloan, Ihe oilier contender s a rookie. He ctm lilt and run but he's gotten all of his experience outside the major leagues. •When the fans first leak n.gnn- :ler at Sloan they laughed. That's because he's somewhat on the heavy side, nut, when Ihc chubby little guy started swinging, (he crowds stoppeU laughing. Sloan look's like a real slugger. Ho hits harder and oftcncr than Mead, although his fielding isn't as good. •Ihen too, Sloan Is 4-P. He suffers from hlgli Wood pressure. He's -trictly a southpaw balling and •rowing lefty. The way the picture looks now Mend and Sloan have the inside track on |} lc lOtonts 1 right-field position. The Mauser nose cannon of the Oerinai) McsscrsclimUt lias been termed the greatest weapon of its type, due lo its firing rate of from 800 lo 000 rounds per minute. DOPE BUCKET —Hie fine, unblushing kind. They'Mnk and Ms mate* git grabbed cadi other around Ihe neck 'ion's share of Um (dory. THURSDAY, APRIL 27,..10<i'j him a and hugged each other for several minutes in supreme Joy. liolh have been In Hawaii for Ay 3. V. FKIENU MKKTS BUDDY •Meeting an old buddy, former classmate, and teammate has Us Ilirllls at any lime, but 2000 miles away from home, well It docs something to you Inside that you long remember. Personally, such an experience hasn't come my way. nut Ijy multiplying and adding to some lesser experiences I can get a fairly Mod Idea. Two more Dlylhcvlllc boys have come face (o face on foreign sojl as members of Uncle Sam's fight- Ing forces. Writing lo Ills parents. Mi', and Mrs. j. Mell Brooks from his base In Oabu, T. H., Lieut. Jimmy Lee lirooks nared his exuKn- .ion over meeting Lieut. Clarence Webb in an officers club in Hono- some time, but It whs Die flr.si lime that they had encountered each other, tliougii making Ihe rounds in the city several times. Neither was aware that the other was stationed anyways close, making the meeting that much more effective, You will recall lhat Lletil. Webb was -stricken with appendicitis en- roiilc to Ills- (station and was taken direct lo Ihe hospital for an opor- tion. Jimmy Lee reports Uiat he is all okay now and looks "ijrcal". FINE ATHLETIC IIECOIID A graduate of Blythevlllc High rchool. Jimmy Lee ranks an one of the greatest athletes developed here. He was a three letter earner Jimmy Ice managed and couched Jeff Roland's Bootery team In the city basekthall league a ycnr or so later and finished second behind Ka.st Arkansas. Only a game separated the two tennis In the close, torrid campaign. COMl'I.KTUS SCHOOL Lieut. IJrooks has been lit lite ecrvlce almost two years, He enlisted July 23. 1942 and was assigned to Anti Aircraft. He w;is selected for Officer Candidate School and sent to Camp Davis, N. C., where he received hts commission Baseball Standings New York Cincinnati «...,.,..,.,„ in football and basketball, his two j st Louts ~ ..... leading sports. Tall and rangy with powerful arms and strong bands, Jimmy Lee was an end In football. He was especially outstanding on defense, and could shag a forward pass If thrown anywhere In his direction, lie had what sports writers refer to as "sticky fingers". fn basketball he was just as brilliant, If nol belter. He was fast, . . , aggressive with a fine eye for the NATIONAL LEAGUE w. r,. . 5 1 5 1 5 2 4 3 1 1 Philadelphia Brooklyn . . Pittsburgh . Chicago . .. Boston AMERICAN LEAGUE W. L. SI. Louis 7 o 3 2 Philadelphia Boston . Mead or Sloan Might Replace Ott For Giants NEW YORK, April 27 (UP) _ N°A' that, >lel Ott. the New York GIVE HEAD COLDS THE AIR Just2drop3mcacli nostril 7-ypuhreatho freer almost mslanlly. Camion: <Uso only as directed. Demand PENETRO DROPS With Ihe ncivcnt of synthetic rubber, It wos possible lo build over seven million passenger cnr tires In 1SM3 nnd It Is estimated thut eighteen million will be built in 1914 Petrel f urn JfIlif IfiiiV/aii Political Announcements Tt;e Courier News ftaa been authorized to announce the following candidacies, subject to the Democratic primary In August. 1 STATE REPRESENTATIVE ALENE WORD (for rc-clcclton, Post No. 2) W. J. WUNDERLICH (for rc-cleclion, Post No. 1) J. LEE BEARDEN (for rc-elcctton, Post No. 3) LUCIEN E. GOLEMAN E. C. "GENE" FLEEMAN ' (Post No. •!> SHERIFF AND COLLECTO« HALE JACKSON (for re-elecllon) W. W. (BUDDY) WATSON COUNTY TREASUREB R. B. (SKEET) STOUT MISS DELIA FURTLE COUNTS JUDGE ROLAND QREEN (for re-election) CIRCUIT COURT CI.F.RK HARVEY MORRIS (For re-election) COUNTY CLEHK T. W. POTTER (for re-eleclion) COUNTY ASSESSOR OSCAR ALEXANDER ' USED CARS FOR SALE Foremost in Appearance, Condition, Low Mileage Clean, City Driven East Coast Fords, Chevrolels 1910 CHEVROLET "Master DeLuxc" TOWN SUDAN. Unusually Sound Mechanical Comlilion, 5 Good Tiros, Heater, Seal Covers, Dark Green Color. 1341 FORD V-S "Super UeLuxe" CONVEUTIHLE COUPE. Radio and Heater, 5 A-l Tires, Rxcellenl in Appearance and Mechanical Condition. 19<il FOHD V-S "Super DoLuxc" TUDOR SUDAN. Hoaulifu] 2-Tone Color, Driven less than 7000 Miles,' CompJeleJy Equipped (o Drive. , See Our Other "Foremost Value" Used Cars ^Trade-ins Accepted. Liberal Terms Available. PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. " AW 1 Walnut at 5Jh As a member of the 1034 York • 3 district championship outfit, he is From what he said "•- liv """- 1 viL-uncu v. nil u iiiiijur luie m EI1C i UPtl'OU °™,'; C °" le ;l tl 'l lille »<*'e«mcnt. In the blue chip-! Chicago joy that they, singed quite a scene yam ith Jonesboro he was at his Cleveland Pet, .333 .833 .714 .511 .500 .250 .143 .143 Pel, 1,000 .coo .500 .500 .400 .333 .250 .200 as second Ueulcnanl. He was assigned lo Camp llaau, C'ullf. and named adjutant of the 32511) Division. Jt look only n short lime for him to get his silver burs. Later he was moved to Oceanslde, California, nn c i several months ago sailed for Hie Pacific theater. He married Miss Martha Leo Hall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. G. /full, to culminate a romance that began when they were in school here, ' •/Dirty-two loin "or^cfeip 'vuWJcr are required by an Anicrlcsm bttl- (leshli). Yesterday's Results NATIONAL I.HAGUE Cincinnati 1, St. Louis 0, 13 in lllllgS. Pittsburgh C, Chicago 1 Brooklyn at lioston, rain Only games scheduled AMERICAN LEAGUE St. Louis 5, Cleveland 2 Ke«' York tf, Philadelphia 2 Washington 2, Boston 1 Detroit at Chicago, cold Today's Games NATIONAL LEAGUE New York at Philadelphia Brooklyn at IJoston SI. Louis at Cincinnati Chicago at Pittsburgh AMERICAN LEAGUE Philadelphia at New York Hoston at Washington Detroit at Chirngo Cleveland at St.'Louis PROVEN FAVORITE The brisk tempo of the business world keyed ro war leaves tittle time for clothes grooming . . . means suits must be of the sturdy type to buff prolonged hours of of hard wear and come up crisp and impeccable in appearance. These suits have proved their stamina with men everywhere. Their popularity keeps growing because of their exceptionally fine workmanship and styling plus low cost! Select your favorite pattern, fabric and most becoming color from this distinctive selection. Dignified stripes and correct styling in this suit emphasize that masculine broatl-sJionldcrcd, trim hipped appearance. H will lend poise and dignity to your bearing through long and tedious business engagements will serve you socially as it retains a well-groomed appearance. Comfort is "built into" this casual herringbone model. Free and easy shoulder room, soft rolling lapels and graceful drape . . . these are skillfully blended together to give that correct and faultless impression. Nationally Advertised FURNISHINGS For Spring & Summer "A suit that won't show soil and one fhitt requires a minimum of dry clcuniiig . . . 'these arc the requirements of business men everywhere— and Ibis is the suit they choose since it requires only occasional cleanings. Yes, the upkeep is low because the (Uglify is tops! Authentically styled, single breasted worsted mode) for business or picas-lire. 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